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MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 2:30am PDT
screen and use promo code notme for 60 days of lifelock identity theft protection and get a document shredder free. call the number on your screen or go to lifelock.com/notme. . >>> one woman capitalizes on people's frustrations by creating a profitable business. we take you to the anger room coming up next on "your business." >> announcer: small businesses are revitalizing the economy and american express open is here to help. that's why we're proud to present "your business" on msnbc. ♪ >>> hi there everyone. i'm jj ramberg and welcome to "your business." the show that champions entrepreneurship giving you tips and advice to help your small business grow. it was one year ago that superstorm sandy decimated the new york and new jersey coasts, costing billions of dollars in damage to countless homes and thousands of small businesses. one of those small businesses was surfside bagels in rock away beach new york owned by new york city fireman scott edwards and tim keenan. the store suffered severe water damage, flooding pretty much destroyed their entire store and all of t
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 5:30am EDT
to prepare for every possible scenario. >> this is a three-page waiver. it releases us from liability if you injure yourself, death occurs, anything happens, we're not responsible for it. so it basically protects us and you as the consumer. >> she also videotapes every session just in case. >> the camera does not lie. we put it up in the rooms. we let them know we're videotaping for our liability reasons but they can also purchase their own videos if they want to. >> does anyone ever get hurt? >> no, not yet. not so far and hopefully they won't. >> there's flying glass. it seems like ripe for getting hurt in there. >> yeah, you would think that. but once they have on the safety gear and what not, it protects them and shields them from all that. if they do get hurt, it will be probably an action that they did, they may whack themselves by mistake or something like that. >> protecting her business and customers also means strog say no sometimes. >> i have customers ask to bring in pick axes, chainsaws, machetes, pocket knives, scissors, all the things that's like a big no. no way in the world.
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2013 4:30am PST
to work. instead of using a treadmill you have access to our events or office hours. >> christian anderson who co-founded the speak easy in indianapolis. another co-woulding space says this is how ideas happen. >> it's important to engineer the process of innovation. cities around the country are trying to figure out how do they attack more startups. i think at end of the day, the best way to do that is create an environment where there is things that can happen between smart people. >> which he why he opened up the speak easy which he now calls home. >> it's a place for folks who support the start-up community to spend time and connect. >> it's nice to get a perspective on scaling, on legal issues. on art direction issues, on coding issues. you got somebody around that who is an expert in everything. >> the alley and speak easy are two co-working paces. there's also tony shay's container park in las vegas and the grind in new york city. and developer town is taking the creative office space to a new level. clustered inside a giant indianapolis warehouse is a neighborhood of small, unique,
MSNBC
Nov 16, 2013 2:30am PST
wherever you want to work. instead of using a treadmill, you have access to venture capital office hours or access to events. >> christian anderson who co-founded the speakeasy in indianapolis, another co-working space, says this is how ideas happen. >> it's very like an engineering the process of innovation. cities around the country are trying to figure out how to attract more start-ups. crea create infrastructure to do that. the best way is to create an environment where there's kind of serendipitous collisions can happen between smart people. >> which is why he opened up the speakeasy, a place indy start-up scene calls home. >> it's a moose lodge for geeks. it's a place for folks in the start-up community, who support the start-up community, to spend time and connect. >> it's nice to get a perspective on scaling, on legal issues, on art direction issues, on coding issues. you've got somebody around that is an expert in everything. >> the alley and the speakeasy are just two co-working spaces. there's also tony shea's container park in las vegas and the grind in new york city. and dev
MSNBC
Nov 17, 2013 4:30am PST
berk shares since it keeps money moving locally and gives customers who use them a 5% discount. >> it behooves you to go ahead and spend it in the community after somebody has spent it in your store. it's a way to pay for your dinner out, your staff party, a way to pay for maybe office supplies or something if it's a local business that accepts them. >> as the town gears up for one last holiday season before construction begins, the merchants on main street are starting to plan for small business saturday. >> this small business saturday we're going to be having factory reps coming in to demonstrate, also we'll have food tastings, which people love. it's fun to come in and taste something good on small business saturday, and it gets people in the mood for the holiday gift giving season. >> we will probably do cider and wine in addition to a 10% discount and merchants banning together and offering these types of things, it really becomes the black friday for small businesses. >> with such a dynamic and supportive community, merchants like jennifer and brooke are confident that c
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2013 2:30am PST
in scrooge. >> people used to make jokes. when i would go to work on a film, i would have a suitcase full of clothing and one full of yarn. i would set up a design studio in my trailers. you have an enormous amount of time to kill often when i work on a film. >> knitting has always been an integral part of her life, leading her to study textile and clothing design at the fashion institute of technology in new york. then the acting bug bit and textile design took a back seat. >> i began to work professionally fairly quickly, which was quite lucky in some ways. >> so it was a very much learning by the seat of my pants experience. >> and that seat of the pants experience is what prepared her to do something far outside her life as an actor. she became an entrepreneur. >> i always thought at some point when things maybe settled down a little in my life, i would start a little textile company. >> the time to start that company came in 2002 when she decided to take time off from her acting career to raise her son nicholas. >> i would put things in a gallery and people were buying them faster th
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2013 4:30am PST
in the store. they talk about the materials we use. they talk about how to merchandise the product. they share our story. >> it's like taking elizabeth on the road with me. >> through these videos, store managers say they are better able to understand the brand. >> you can feel elizabeth's passion just through a lens, so you connect with that immediately and share that, and that's what it's all about, really sharing that. >> even through just that little video, they connect to the product, you know, i feel they get to know her like she's their friend and they are supporting their friend. >> today la loop is in more than 1,000 stores worldwide and growing, and elizabeth says while she has a team of people to go into stores for her, she'll never give up selling herself. why not? >> i absolutely love it. there's something just thrilling that keeps me on the edge of my seat, and, you know, i think at the end of the day, it connects me more than the end customer. >> as elizabeth found out, it's important not to just hire any sales person, but someone who really understands and embraces what they ar
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2013 4:30am PST
that customers use for shopping in any of the program's locally owned member stores. each time they make a purchase, the store swipes their cards to give them points, and shoppers collect those points to exchange for rewards from any of the network shops. >> do you have your supportland card today? >> for the businesses, there's a cost to join. however, for the members, it's completely free. all you do is you earn points by shopping at local businesses. as simple as that. keep the card in your wallet and look for the logo on the door. >> jennifer is a hard-core supportland shopper. she says the program appeals to her for two reasons. the first -- reward points. >> i have earned more points here than i care to admit. >> and she's redeemed the points for rewards like this bag she's carrying. but for many consumers like jennifer, supportland is about something more than just the points. >> the goal is to support the small business. >> the rewards are important, as more of like a hook, you know, like a game. it makes it fun. but our customers are not in it for the rewards. they just want an
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2013 2:30am PST
use for shopping in any of the programs locally owned member stores. each time they make a purchase the store swipes their cards to give them points and shoppers collect those points to exchange for rewards from any of the network shops. >> for the businesses there's a cost to join. however, for the members it is completely free. and all you do is you earn points by shopping at local businesses. it's as simple as that. keep the card in your wallet and look for this portland logo on the door. >> jennifer is a hard core support land shopper. she says the program apeels to her for two reasons. first reward points. >> i've earned more reward points here than i care to admit. >> she's redeemed them for this bag like she's carrying. but support land is something more than just the points. >> the goal is to support the small businesses. >> the rewards are important like a hook, like a game it makes it fun. our customers are not in it for rewards they just want an excuse to go out there and support local. >> jesse who owns a bakery agrees. >> they feel they are part of something bigger. it
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